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If not for the modern-day goods sold in the retail establishments, you might think Galena was frozen in time. The six-block Main Street boasts striking examples of various architectural styles, ranging from French Colonial to Greek Revival, and a whopping 85% of the town is a national historic district. General Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th U.S. President, lived here...
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    Visit Galena: Events

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    Galena Country Fair
    October 10, 2015 - October 11, 2015
    Grant Park
    More than 150 vendors offering original, handmade arts, crafts and fine arts. Fair food, live entertainment, children’s games, farmers' markets. Arts & Craf...
    Twenty Dirty Hands Pottery Tour
    October 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015
    Various Locations
    Twenty Dirty Hands invites you on a self-guided tour of the beautiful Galena countryside, enjoy the fall colors and visit some of the area's best known pottery ...
    Galena Halloween Parade
    October 31, 2015 - October 31, 2015
    Main Street in Galena
    Join us for one of Galena's biggest events...the Annual Halloween Parade held in downtown Galena, IL. Last year we had over 14,000 people attend. You don't want...
    Nouveau Wine Weekend
    November 20, 2015 - November 21, 2015
    Various Locations
    Raise a glass as we celebrate the release of Galena Cellars' Nouveau Wine! Area businesses offer Nouveau-inspired lunches. In the afternoon will be a trad...
    Arrival of Santa and Lighting of the Tree
    November 28, 2015 - November 28, 2015
    Main Street and The Old Market House
    Enjoy a fun-filled weekend and start your holiday season celebration off with the big man himself...Santa Claus! Visit with Santa and sign his book. Enjoy g...
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